Last edited by Kajibei
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | History

3 edition of Greely Relief Expedition. found in the catalog.

Greely Relief Expedition.

United States. Congress. House

Greely Relief Expedition.

by United States. Congress. House

  • 272 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Budget -- United States,
  • Expenditures, Public

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAppropriation for Greely Relief Expedition
    SeriesH.rp.51
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15970322M

    George W. Melville () was a member of an American Arctic expedition seeking a northern passage from the Bering Strait to the Atlantic. Its ship was trapped in ice for nearly two years, and was eventually crushed and sank. The crew, stranded in three small boats, were left with. The Greely Relief Expedition. Cover: Save page Previous: 1 of 4: Next: View Description. View Image & Text: Download: small (x max) medium (x max) Large. Extra Large. large (> x) Full Resolution. Print: Digital Books from the Centre for Newfoundland Studies.

    "Voluminous documentation on the bungled attempt to rescue Greely and his men. The rescue expedition consisted of the Yantic and the Proteus, the latter being lost in Kane Basin. The head of the expedition never followed his orders for re-supplying Greely" -. Arctic Bib A very good copy in quarter calf over boards. In the Lena Delta: A Narrative of the Search for Lieut.-Commander DeLong and His Companions Followed by An Account of the Greely Relief Expedition and a Proposed Method for Reaching the North Pole by George W. Melville.

    Download proceedings of the proteus court of inquiry on the greely relief expedition of or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get proceedings of the proteus court of inquiry on the greely relief expedition of book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the. Books and documents Subjects: Greely Relief Expedition () Places: United States--District of Columbia--Washington Notes: Electronic reproduction. Mountain View, Calif.: Google Book Search Library Project, Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard College Library Digital Imaging Group,


Share this book
You might also like
A strategy for collecting ground-water data and developing a ground-water model of the Missouri River alluvial aquifer, Woodbury and Monona counties, Iowa

A strategy for collecting ground-water data and developing a ground-water model of the Missouri River alluvial aquifer, Woodbury and Monona counties, Iowa

Wait for the dawn

Wait for the dawn

Promise Me Love

Promise Me Love

internship with the United States Environmental Protection Agencys Andrew W. Breidenbach Environmental Research Center

internship with the United States Environmental Protection Agencys Andrew W. Breidenbach Environmental Research Center

Diseases of the horses foot.

Diseases of the horses foot.

re-discovery of the Old Testament

re-discovery of the Old Testament

Spina Bifida--Neural Tube Defects

Spina Bifida--Neural Tube Defects

Delicate sensitivities

Delicate sensitivities

Chemical and biological survey of the Upper Gila River system in New Mexico

Chemical and biological survey of the Upper Gila River system in New Mexico

First child, second child

First child, second child

Winged Pharoah.

Winged Pharoah.

Why is sex fun?

Why is sex fun?

Greely Relief Expedition by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

An Amazon Best Book of December InAmerican Army officer Lieutenant Adolphus W. Greely and his crew of scientists and explorers set off on an expedition to go as far north as possible—to the Farthest North—and to break the record held by the British for three centuries.

While stationed there, Greely’s team established research stations and collected scientific data, all while /5().

Commanding Greely Greely Relief Expedition. book Expedition. Commodore J. WALKER. Chief of Bureau of Navigation. _____ Washington, D.C. March 1, SIR: I have the honor to request that the following articles, under cognizance of your Bureau, may be placed on each of the three vessels of the Greely Relief Expedition.

Very respectfully, W.S. SCHLEY, Commander, U. Among the debacles of 19th century Arctic exploration, the Greely Expedition looms large. Launched in as part of the first-ever International Polar. A mong the debacles of 19th century Arctic exploration, the Greely Expedition looms large. Launched in as part of the first International Polar Year, it signaled, along with the equally ill.

InAdolphus Greely led a US Arctic expedition to gather meteorological, astronomical and magnetic data. The expedition was poorly supported by the US Army, neither Greely nor his men had experience of Arctic conditions, and their ship, the Proteus.

Having read earlier about two most famous attempts by John Franklin and George De Long to explore the only then uncharted and most mysterious part of our planet, I was delighted to have received a book that covers yet another polar expedition.

Adolphus Greely undertook in the mission to collect the meteorological and geographical data. The subsequent report, entitled "Greely Relief Expedition," contains suggestions for the relief party's plan of approach, including how to find Greely's men and where they were likely to be, as.

The relief party arrived at St. John's, Newfoundland on J from which the news was telegraphed throughout the States, and a sketched portrait of the members of the Greely Expedition, both living and dead, was published.

After a stay of ten days the ships left for New York. The surviving members of the expedition were received as heroes. But Greely was able to regain his senses and control of the men, even though death was creeping into the expedition. Meanwhile, two rescue attempts had been made to reach Fort Conger but were turned back by impassible ice in the channel.

The second relief expedition’s commander even lost a ship trying. Greely Relief Expedition: Reception of Lieut, Greely, and His Comrades, and of the Arctic Relief Expedition, at Portsmouth, on August 1 and 4, ; of the Navy Department (Classic Reprint) [Greely, A. W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Greely Relief Expedition: Reception of Lieut, Greely, and His Comrades, and of the Arctic Relief Expedition. Book Review: Greely's Polar Expedition Faces Heartbreak Amid Heroism In 'Labyrinth Of Ice' Author Buddy Levy's superbly written, meticulously researched chronicle tells the adventure story of.

Greely Relief Expedition Reception of Lieut. A.W. Greely, U.S.A. and his Comrades, and the Arctic Relief Expedition at Portsmouth, N.H. on August 1 and 4, Account prepared at the request of the Navy Department by Rev. McGinley, of Portsmouth.

Washington DC: Government Printing Office,First (and only) Edition. 8vo – [ ]. Greely Relief Expedition: Reception Of Lieut. A.w. Greely, U.s.a., And His Comrades, And Of The Arctic Relief Expedition, At Portsmouth, N.h., On August 1 And 4, Author: William Anderson McGinley.

The Greely Expedition’s accomplishments and derring-do at Ft. Conger constitute the inspiring part of the story. The back half of the book relates the harrowing part. The summer of was mild by Arctic standards, permitting the expedition to reach Lady Franklin Bay with little trouble. But the summers of and were unusually severe.

In the Lena Delta: A Narrative of the Search for Lieut.-Commander De Long and His Companions, Followed by an Account of the Greely Relief Expedition and a Proposed Method of Reaching the North Pole: Author: George Wallace Melville: Editor: Melville Philips: Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Dec 6.

Report: Greely Relief Expedition After the relief ships that were supposed to return them to the U.S. failed to reach Lady Franklin Bay for two successive years, authorities in the U.S. Army. - Buy Greely Relief Expedition: Reception of Lieut.

A.W. Greely, U.S.A., and His Comrades, and of the Arctic Relief Expedition, at Portsmouth, N.H., on Author: William Anderson McGinley. The crew was commanded by Adolphus W. Greely, a lieutenant in the U.S. Army's Signal Corps. The ship sent to resupply them in the summer of was forced to turn back Launched as part of the United States participation in the first International Polar Year, the Greely Arctic Expedition sent twenty-five volunteers to Ellesmere Island off the /5(6).

While the original expedition had departed to little fanfare, the repeated failure of the resupply and relief missions was brought to the public’s attention largely through the efforts of Adolphus Greely’s wife Henrietta, who wrote to every newspaper and publication she could to try to get the word out about the abandonment of enlisted men - many of whom were Civil War veterans - in the.

- Explore Lee Preston's board "Greely Expedition" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Expedition, Arctic, Franklin expedition pins. Anticipating problems, the expedition came with three years of supplies. However, after the relief ship still had not arrived inFirst Lieutenant Adolphus Greely made the executive decision to abandon Fort Conger and relocate to Cape Sabine, as the Army had planned to drop supplies at three points further south in case they were unable to reach the men at Fort Conger.The Proceedings of the "Proteus" Court of Inquiry on the Greely Relief Expedition ofSenate Ex.

Doc.48th Cong, 1st Sess. (Washington: Government Printing Office, ), includes the court's verbatim proceedings examining the failure of Lieutenant Garlington's mission and a compendium of relevant official correspondence from early.Get this book in print.

AbeBooks; or satisfactorily ascertain the fate of the expedition of Lieut. AW Greely, Page - Her Majesty's Government having presented to the Government of the United States the ship Alert to aid in the relief of Lieutenant Greely and his party, you will inform the secretary of state for foreign affairs that.